Spencer Niles

Spencer Niles

Professor, School of Education
Ed.D., Penn State University, 1986

Professor Spencer Niles is the recipient of the National Career Development Association's (NCDA) Eminent Career Award, a NCDA Fellow, an American Counseling Association (ACA) Fellow, the recipient of ACA's Thomas Sweeney Visionary Leadership and Advocacy Award, President's Award, David Brooks Distinguished Mentor Award, Extended Research Award, and the University of British Columbia Noted Scholar Award. He served as president for the National Career Development Association and editor for The Career Development Quarterly and the Journal of Counseling & Development and currently serves on numerous journal editorial boards. Spencer served as Dean of the William & Mary School of Education from 2013 to 2020. He received his undergraduate degree in Elementary Education from Bloomsburg University and has worked in a variety of community social service agencies and other university settings. His master's degree is from Lehigh University, and his doctoral degree is from Penn State University.

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